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WHO WE ARE
ConceptsCarabez was founded by Fiona Caruana Carabez an interior designer with a passion for beautiful yet practical homes and spaces. Fiona was fortunate to convert a hobby into a dream job after friends and family frequently entrusted her with designing, finishing and furnishing their homes. Following a formal interior design education Fiona launched ConceptsCarabez which at first she operated from her own home.
Today the firm has developed other services that include 3D imaging used for both interior design projects and as real estate sales visuals.
With extensive experience and investment in this field ConceptsCarabez is equipped to render photographic quality images bringing Fiona's design ideas to life even before the project has begun.
Whilst scouring property for sale websites Fiona was dismayed by the lack of quality being displayed on local real estate websites. Homes for sale where displayed full of clutter and the photography was atrocious. Research into a solution led her to an art practiced overseas called Home Staging.
She learnt that in other countries, homes that were staged to sell sold faster and for higher prices then unprepared houses. Given that this was pioneer thinking for the Maltese Islands Fiona for forced to obtain her education overseas returning five years ago to add a novel and new service to the ConceptsCarbez service portfolio. Her first clients were RE/MAX who immediately understood the potential and introduced their successful Exclusive, Added Value Listing Package which is still a powerful tool that they use to sell properties quickly and for better prices.
- Interior Design
Many, when faced with a bare or shell form property find it difficult to visualise how their home will look when finished. Another major problem that many find is to plan for practicality beyond the scope of beauty. As an experienced interior designer, Fiona Caruana Carabez and her team can see past the emptiness of your bare property and after delving into your likes and dislikes, needs and wants can design a home that will not only be beautiful but more importantly allow for practical living.
- 3 Dimensional Imagery for Home Owners
Computer enhanced imagery is today an imperative tool in today's property world. It serves to allow property owners a visual insight into how their home will appear before the design project commences, and guides tradesmen in achieving the look that the designer and the customer wish to achieve.
- 3 Dimensional Imagery for Developers
In the online world of property sales, visual impact is a primary tool to peak the interest of would be buyers. Properties being offered for sale on plan, in shell form or even finished but unfurnished cannot compete with well taken photographs of lived in, furnished homes. Our 3D imaging department can at very competitive rates create a true to scale visualisation of how the property will appear whilst still on plan. These images may be used in brochures, presentations, estate agent websites etc. To find out more about pricing for 3D visuals click here.
- Project Management
Property owners who have made use of our interior design service may relieve themselves of the hassles involved in bringing a finishing project to completion by utilising our project management service. Our team will source suitable tradesmen, obtain quotes for your perusal and surpervise works to a strict completion date schedule. This service may include shopping for and the selection of all materials such as bathrooms, floor tiles, furniture, furnishings etc. Click here for a more detailed description of different stages that ConceptsCarabez may assist you with.
- Design Consultation
At times our customers have a good idea of what they want and simply require a few hours with an interior designer to confirm their ideas, ensure that their ideas are not flawed and that their dream will actually fit into their property. Our design consultation service is designed for this class of customer and is quoted on a per hour basis.
- Home Staging
In the highly competitive real estate market visual impact is the primary tool to ensure that your property on estate agent's website receives the attention that is required to obtain sufficient interest, viewings and ultimately the best price possible. Home Staging although highly utilised in the USA and Canadian market places is rather new to the Europe and Malta. In a nutshell home staging is the art of preparing your property for sale so that when photographed it appears at it's absolute best. This service is available for properties for sale and properties to let. The cost is low and it has been repeatedly proven to attract more buyers and thus a faster sale at higher prices.
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ConceptsCarabez, 38 Triq L-Ispira, Swieqi, Malta.
Telephone: +356 7999 7222